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Blue Murder at St. Trinian’s (1957)
They're back... and up to no good!!!
Director: Frank Launder
Comedy

With their headmistress under lock and key in her majesty's prison, the St Trinian's girls find themselves under the protection of the army. However, when the sixth form take a fancy to winning a trip to Italy through means fair or foul, the army discover this is one battle they can't win. Let loose in Europe, it is not long before St Trinian's have succeeded in endangering European relations.

Girls This is remarkable stuff. It has the normal amount of silliness, but the discriminating thing with this series is the notion of the girls school. Its absolutely amazing, what they have done with this notion. The school is a girls’ school that destroys every location it...


Published February 1, 2024
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The Abominable Snowman (1957)
See It With Someone Brave! -- A Timeless Terror to Freeze You to Your Seats!
Director: Val Guest
Adventure
Horror

A kindly English botanist and a gruff American promoter lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.

High Praise Before Hammer became possessed by demons from the grave, they experimented with other supernatural horror. This is a particularly good one for the period, employing lots of location shots in the mountains. Those mountains provide two key elements of the story: isolation and Tibetan mystics....


Published February 12, 2023
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310 to Yuma (1957)
The lonesome whistle of a train... bringing the gallows closer to a desperado... the showdown nearer to his captor!
Director: Delmer Daves
Western
Drama
Thriller

Dan Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.

These Are the Brown Ones I am particularly fond of movies that I can see through other facets: remakes, derivatives, spoofs and so on. This one is particularly rich. The remake is quite modern, a story about making a story. The Crowe character (the bad guy)...


Published December 15, 2022
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